Bullying – let’s talk about it
This week is Anti-Bullying Week. Our research shows that bullying has a detrimental impact on children and young people; children who are bullied have lower levels of well-being, are more likely to live in poverty and may be at risk of being abused.
Keeping children and teachers aware of sexual exploitation
Sarah Wells is a practitioner in our Lancashire service, Street Safe. She specialises in working with schools to deliver awareness raising sessions.
Here she answers some of our questions about her work.
What I am doing to fight child sexual exploitation
Our volunteer Zak answered our questions about what he has been doing to raise important funds and educate the public about child sexual exploitation
Chloe's story: Let down at 16
In our child sexual exploitation services we support young people who have been affected by sexual exploitation. Many young people have been let down by the people who are supposed to be keeping them safe. This is Chloe's story.
Q&A with Amy Edwards
Amy Edwards, project worker at the US Service, speaks about her work supporting young people with learning disabilities who have experienced, or are at risk of experiencing, sexual exploitation.
It’s not consent, its sexual exploitation
While 16 and 17 year olds can legally consent to sex in healthy relationships, there is nothing healthy or normal about being coerced or groomed and made to submit to sexual acts.
Young carers affected by HIV share stories, help launch resource
Young carers joined us at parliament and helped launch an online resource hub to support other young people in families affected by HIV
Celebrating Volunteers’ Week
Yesterday, Sunday 7 June, marked the last day of Volunteers Week 2015 and a fantastic seven days of celebrations.
Special night at the theatre with The Children’s Society for Firebird
We were thrilled to be joined by a group of famous faces for an exclusive performance of Firebird, followed by a special post-show Q and A alongside the artistic team.
The importance of trust
Jim Davis, Good Childhood Adviser, explains why children need to be able to trust adults
Handle with Care: helping young people in the care system
Rob Kippen, a Children’s Rights Officer in Oldham looks at some of the hard decisions young people in care have to face and how we're helping them.